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Ostrov Monastery is a nunnery monastery dedicated to "The Birth of Our Lady" and is located on an island of the accumulation lake
It was founded by Neagoe Basarab, between 1520-1521
Everything is clean, flowers everywhere, light a candle for lost persons or alive, and...More
The history behind Ostrov Monastery is fantastic. During communism the place was lifted after they build the dam next to it. During summer the island it's nice and clean full of flowers ... just go for a walk. The monastery is old and beautifully painted...More
The Ostrov Hermitage was built during 1518 - 1522 being a foundation of Neagoe Basarab Prince and of his wife Despina. The name of Ostrov is comming from the place were it is built, an island in Olt River in downtown of Calimanesti resort from...More
A small group of nuns keep this small monastery in the midst of the Olt river clean and tidy,A beautiful garden hidden by a tall wall, accessed via the main gates following a walk through the islands park.
They have a small book shop with...More
The church building was reconstructed on the location of an earlier church within the period 1520-1521. It was founded by Neagoe Basarab Voivode and by his wife, Despina Doamna.
In 1980, on account of the fact that there were initiated hydrotechnical operations on the Olt...More